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Sprint legend Quarrie says team support boosted Jamaica


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) Legendary Jamaican sprinter Donald Quarrie says team support played a significant part in his country's record medal haul at the London Olympics.Quarrie, regarded as one of ... Read more...

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Trinidad & Tobago’s $2m fund to track talent for Rio


August 17th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) A $2 million Athletic Development Programme has been unveiled in Trinidad and Tobago, targeting promising athletes likely to represent the country in the next ... Read more...

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London bids musical adieu to Olympics


August 13th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) With high voltage performances by the past, present and future from the world of music, London bid goodbye to the Olympics with a stylish yet ... Read more...

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After dream medal, marriage on cards for Yogeshwar (Lead, Combining London/Chandigarh stories)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London/Sonipat, Aug 12 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said Sunday he had finally achieved his dream of winning an Olympic medal. His mother announced her son was now ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil assures 6th medal for India (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured India of a sixth medal at the London Olympics and his second successive at the Games by powering into the men's 66kg ... Read more...

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Olympics: I was hungry for this medal, says Yogeshwar


August 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said Sunday that he was desperate to win an Olympic medal after a disappointing Beijing Games.Yogeshwar Saturday won the bronze ... Read more...

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Support for Games offers promise of social legacy for UK


August 12th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The Olympic Games have slowly but surely won the hearts and minds of the British public over the last 16 days.If less than half of Britons ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom settles for bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom lost her semi-final bout to Nicola Adams of Great Britain 6-11 and settled for the bronze medal in the 51kg category of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s Brownlee slogs to triathlon gold


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Alistair Brownlee slogged to Olympic gold in the men's triathlon Tuesday, with his brother Jonny taking the bronze.Brownlee, the reigning world champion, becomes the ... Read more...

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Mary Kom in semis, Vijender suffers heartbreaking loss (Overall India Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) MC Mary Kom ensured India's best medal haul at the Olympics by reaching the women's boxing semifinal at the London Games while Beijing bronze medallist Vijender ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Intro Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India recorded their highest medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth metal for the country ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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Russia’s fencing coach resigns over meagre medal haul


August 5th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russian fencing has submitted his resignation over the team's meagre medal haul at the London Olympics.Vladislav Pavlovich told reporters Sunday ... Read more...

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Phelps becomes history’s most medaled Olympian (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimmer Michael Phelps became history's most medaled Olympian Tuesday when he and his country's 4x200m freestyle relay team took gold at the London ... Read more...

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Indian athletes’ London tryst amid soaring expectations


July 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Carrying the hopes of a billion plus people back home, Indian athletes are supremely confident of returning with the richest medal haul from the Olympic ... Read more...

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Australia’s medal count to fall in London: Study


July 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Australia's medal tally from Beijing Games to London will be bad to worse, a new study has revealed.A study conducted by the Tuck School of Business ... Read more...

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Asian Grand Prix archery: Rich medal haul for India


February 19th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) India won the men's compound team title to top the medal chart with a rich haul of four gold, five silver and two bronze as the ... Read more...

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Russians to get $130,000 for London Olympics gold


February 4th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government has announced awards of $130,000 to Russian athletes who win a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.The government announced Friday that ... Read more...

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Two Indonesians die in stampede at SE Asian Games soccer


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 22 (IANS) Two Indonesian fans died in a stampede at the Southeast Asian Games football final in Jakarta.The two men, wearing Indonesian red-and-white football team T-shirts were taken ... Read more...

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Sports ministry eyeing 10 medals at London Olympics


December 6th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Encouraged by India's best-ever medal haul in the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, the sports ministry is ready ... Read more...

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Indian hockey stars return from Asian Games with bronze


November 27th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): The Indian hockey team arrived in New Delhi on Friday after bagging a bronze medal in the XVIth Asian Games being held in Guangzhou, China.The women's hockey team, ... Read more...

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Railways sportspersons bag 13 of 38 gold medals


October 14th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian Railways sportspersons bagged 13 of the 38 gold medals won by India in the Commonwealth Games, and have won fulsome praise from Railways Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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India retains second place at CWG with Saina’s gold in badminton


October 14th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): India retained the second place on the last day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games with ace shuttler Saina Nehwal winning the gold in badminton.She became the first ... Read more...

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Samoa rejoices CWG medal haul


October 14th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 14 (IANS) Samoa, one of the smallest country's in the world with a population of about 220,000, is rejoicing the four medals, including three golds, it won in the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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All focus on men’s hockey team, Saina as India eyes second place in CWG


October 14th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): As the curtains come down this evening with a grand finale of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, India, which is shining with its best ever medal haul with ... Read more...

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Indian women athletes, shooters help country retain No.2 position in CWG on Day-9


October 13th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.12 (ANI): India remained firm on the second position on Day-9, as Indian women helped it keep its head held high by winning a historic Gold medal in the women's ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Men get two more gold, women bronze (Roundup)


October 9th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to add to the medal haul on the sixth day of the Commonwealth Games competitions with the men winning two more gold ... Read more...

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CWG: India surpasses Melbourne medal haul


October 9th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India Saturday surpassed its Melbourne Commonwealth Games medal haul of 50 with 54 medals at the Games it is hosting for the first time.With five more days ... Read more...

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Australians swimmers determined to re-establish themselves at top


October 4th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 4 (ANI): Australia's 52 member strong swimming team is confident of maintaining its dominance at the XIXth Delhi Commonwealth Games and ready take on the best at the new pool ... Read more...

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Indian lifters sure of winning ‘dope-free’ medals at CWG (Weightlifting preview)


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Indian weightlifters are confident of a rich medal haul, unsullied by a dope controversy, at the Commonwealth Games.Weightlifting has been a major medal ... Read more...

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Oz swimming coach confident of beating England in CWG


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Australia's swimming head coach Leigh Nugent is confident of maintaining dominance of his team in the Delhi Commonwealth Games by overcoming the strong challenge posed by the ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games is more nostalgia, less sports


September 28th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) If anything, the Commonwealth Games provide a lingering aroma of the British empire that in these modern times only evokes nostalgia and little else of ... Read more...

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Delhi children moving force behind Commonwealth Games: Sports writer


September 27th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The bid for the Commonwealth Games 2010 was spurred by an appeal made by students of 120 schools of Delhi and the National Capital ... Read more...

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Teenage swimming sensation Seebohm to spearhead Oz challenge at CWG


August 27th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 27 (ANI): Teenage swimming sensation Emily Seebohm will spearhead the Australian team for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.Seebohm has emerged as the new queen of the pool following her six-medal ... Read more...

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Rajendra Sanam wins gold in Asian archery meet


November 21st, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) India's Isiah Rajendra Sanam won his maiden international gold medal in the men's individual compound event of the 16th Asian archery championship at Bali, Indonesia Saturday. The 15th-ranked Indian ... Read more...

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